Back to the Future: Jacob Hennessy

Trapped in the past on Junior Diamond Prospects...Jacob Hennessy made a name for himself over the years as a member of the Upstate Braves on our site.

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Year What Junior Diamond Prospects had to say about Jacob Hennessy
2008 Hennessy is a left-handed first baseman/pitcher. Showed good footwork around the sack to position himself to receive throws from his mates on the infield. Came on in relief in a 2-1 game on Sunday. Worked with one pitch exclusively, a...for more, click here. 
2008 Hennessy (pictured left) started on the mound against the potent lineup of the Laurens Lightning. Worked the outside half of the plate with the precision of a Tom Glavine in his prime. Pitches had a...for more, click here.

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JH - Pitching in the final inning of a game, working to hold the lead, and getting the final out on a strikeout looking...for more, click here.


Hennessy has an athletic build that will help him succeed in the future. He showed a strong left arm from first base which should project him as...for more, click here.


The familiar term "crafty lefthander" seems to sum up Hennessy in a nutshell. Hennessy does not have overpowering stuff, and relies almost exclusively on his fastball. But that fastball has some decent late movement and he does a nice job...for more, click here.


Strong, left-handed stick came through in the clutch to tie the game in the sixth with a two-out single. Frame is stocky. When not on the bump, he is...for more, click here.


Down 6-2 in the sixth inning, the Braves made a tremendous charge in an attempt to tie the game with four runs, if not win it with five. Hennessy led off the inning with a bloop single to left field, followed by a blistered double down the left field line...for more, click here.


Hennessy came on in relief in the clinching victory and was solid. Lefty with a good feel for pitching. Throws strike after strike and has the ability to...for more, click here.


The Wolves would take a 5-4 lead in the fourth and never look back as they would go ahead by one due in large part to a couple of Cyclone errors and walks in the inning.Hennessy would set down the Cyclones in order in the fourth inning to allow the...for more, click here.


2009 Diamond Gems

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Back to the Future: Recently, Boiling Springs HS 2016 LHP Jacob Hennessy made a commitment to play baseball for the Clemson Tigers. (Posted on on 7/16/2014 )

Clemson University